How to remove sysprep from factory mode in registry

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How to remove sysprep from factory mode in registry
Sysprep helps administrators automate Windows system installations. ( Images)

Sysprep is Microsoft Windows program for automating multiple installations, software and driver updates within the operating system. Sysprep has four basic modes of operation. The factory mode lets users customise Windows installations in a manufacturer environment by using license parameters that contain specific customer data. You need to modify the Sysprep registry key to remove Sysprep factory mode in the Windows registry.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Click the "Start" button in Windows, select the "Run" option and type in "regedit" to open Windows Registry Editor.

  2. 2

    Click the "Edit" and "Find," then type in "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion

    \Sysprep" to locate Sysprep registry key.

  3. 3

    Select "Cmdline,"REG_SZ" and "Setup" on the left pane.

  4. 4

    Right-click on the "factory" entry to open the shortcut menu.

  5. 5

    Click the "Delete" option to remove Sysprep factory mode from system settings in registry.

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